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Vatican / New Pope #1046206

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 15, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Vatican: Anne Thompson) The 3rd day of Pope Francis’s papacy reviewed; details given about the Vatican’s denouncement of claims he did not do enough to protect priests kidnapped and tortured during Argentina’s military dictatorship in the 1970s and about indications of changes in the Curia; statement from one of the priests quoted; photos shown of Francis riding the bus with the cardinals and paying his hotel bill. [Vatican spokesman Thomas ROSICA†- defends Francis.] [NBC Vatican analyst George WEIGEL†- says he is not conceding to concepts of what popes do and how popes act.] [Cardinal Francis GEORGE††- comments on Francis.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne
Duration:
00:02:40

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